Event: March 2 - 6 | Trade Show: March 4 - 6 | Dallas, TX
Produced and Hosted by the National Association of College Stores

CAMEX is the largest conference and trade show in the campus store industry. Come together to buy from new and unique vendors, learn in industry-focused educational sessions and special events, and network with peers from across the country.


Attend Educational Programs designed to inform, inspire, and address the most critical issues facing campuses today. Nearly 90% of attendees said that CAMEX education will help them improve store operations.

Trade Show

Shop exhibitors from every category of Campus Retail! Select from 600+exhibitors, plus an additional 150+ at Art Materials World. 98% of attendees agree products at CAMEX are relevant to their store's purchasing needs.


Top 250 Trade Show

Trade Show News Network

CAMEX, produced and hosted by the National Association of College Stores (NACS), is now ranked as one of the top 250 trade shows in the nation by Trade Show News Network (TSNN), the world's leading online resource for the trade show industry.

Thank you to our 2017 Sponsors

Interested in being a part of the CAMEX buyer experience in 2018? Contact us to customize your sponsorship around what's best for your product.


CAMEX is the best trade show we do in terms of total sales. We write more orders at CAMEX than any other show. This year we wrote more than 50 orders and expect to nearly double that number after follow up.

Andrew Kitzenberg - OnHand

At CAMEX, I found unique vendors supporting great causes with products that help us make important connections with our students.

Micque Shoemaker - Umpqua Community College Bookstore

During the Course Materials eXperience (CM-X) at CAMEX, you will discover ideas to improve operations, maximize returns, and improve course materials affordability.

Reza Kazempour - Cal Poly University Store

The knowledge I gain from CAMEX education is vital to my store, the savings from buying more than pays for my trip, and the value of networking is priceless.

Doris Garner - Halifax Community College Bookstore

The education sessions keep me up-to-date and aware of industry trends, which is vital to maintaining an efficient operation that supports our students and campus.

Charles Wilson - Gaston College Bookstore